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Petr Bogatryev

Vampires in the Carpathians: Magical Acts, Rites and Beliefs in Subcarpathian Rus’

English

translated by Stephen Reynolds and Patricia A. Krafcik

biographical introduction by Svetlana P. Sorokina

East European Monographs

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Describes in detail the traditions and beliefs of the people of Subcarpathian Rus’ – traditions which have been handed down, generation to generation, for hundreds of years. The text discusses the rites of the 14 celebrations in the annual church calendar, from Christmas and the Epiphany to Lent and Easter. There are detailed descriptions of the festivals on the occasions of births, baptisms, weddings and funerals. Also explored are Rusyn beliefs in supernatural beings and accounts of sightings of demons, witches and vampires.

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Weight .8 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .8 in
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Page Count

210

Year Published

ISBN

0880333898, 978-0880333894

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